Lyme Disease Complicated with Pseudotumor Cerebri
- Dangers of lumbar puncture. Richards, P.G.; Towu-Aghantse, E. // British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Edition);3/1/1986, Vol. 292 Issue 6520, p605
Examines the dangers of lumbar puncture through computed tomography scan. Consequences of the presence of intracranial mass due to lumbar puncture; Risks involved in lumbar puncture; Importance for doctors to consider factors before performing lumbar puncture.
- Pseudotumor cerebri shows variant picture in children. Donahue, Sean P. // Ophthalmology Times;07/01/99, Vol. 24 Issue 13, p4
Provides information on the occurrence of pseudotumor cerebri (PTC) in children. Demographics of PTC; Children included in the study; Treatment of PTC patients.
- Disease activity in idiopathic intracranial hypertension: a 3-month follow-up study. Skau, Maren; Sander, Birgit; Milea, Dan; Jensen, Rigmor // Journal of Neurology;Feb2011, Vol. 258 Issue 2, p277
Idiopathic intracranial hypertension (IIH) is a disorder of raised intracranial pressure (ICP) in the absence of identifiable pathology. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the clinical presentation and monitor a 3-month course using frequent optical coherence tomography (OCT) evaluations,...
- Magnetic resonance "flip-flop" in idiopathic intracranial hypertension. George, Uttam; Bansal, Geetika; Pandian, Jeyaraj // Journal of Neurosciences in Rural Practice;Jan-Jun2011, Vol. 2 Issue 1, p84
Idiopathic intracranial hypertension (IIH) is a headache syndrome with raised CSF pressure in the absence of an intracranial mass lesion. Though earlier confined to excluding intracranial lesions, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in recent years has been shown to identify intracranial changes...
- Update on the pathophysiology and management of idiopathic intracranial hypertension. Biousse, Valérie; Bruce, Beau B; Newman, Nancy J // Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry;May2012, Vol. 83 Issue 5, p488
Idiopathic intracranial hypertension is a disease of unknown aetiology, typically affecting young obese women, producing a syndrome of increased intracranial pressure without identifiable cause. Despite a large number of hypotheses and publications over the past decade, the aetiology is still...
- Management of pediatric patients with pseudotumor cerebri. Chern, Joshua; Tubbs, R.; Gordon, Amber; Donnithorne, Katherine; Oakes, W. // Child's Nervous System;Apr2012, Vol. 28 Issue 4, p575
Introduction: The care of patients with pseudotumor cerebri (idiopathic intracranial hypertension) involves ophthalmologists, neurologists and neurosurgeons. Its clinical characteristics in the pediatric population are distinct from those in adult patients. Patients and methods: Fifty-nine...
- Varied Symptoms? Think Lyme. // Review of Optometry;2/15/2005, Vol. 142 Issue 2, p101
This article discusses various symptoms of Lyme disease. Lyme disease patients have a mixed bag of physical and ocular symptoms. Inquisitive optometrists can recognize undiagnosed patients. A common symptom in some patients are black spot that float in the visual field, but they are different...
- Lyme disease in children is often misdiagnosed and mistreated. // Consumers' Research Magazine;Aug95, Vol. 78 Issue 8, p7
Reports on a research on the incidence of Lyme disease in children in the United States. Percentage of patients misdiagnosed; Lack of appropriate treatment; Transmission of Lyme disease.
- Good news about Lyme disease in children. // Child Health Alert;Nov96, Vol. 14, p2
Presents the results of a study on cases of Lyme diseases in children in Connecticut. Complications of late diagnosis; Average age of children infected with Lyme disease; Effectiveness of antibiotics in treating the disease.